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What does Hewe mean?

Hewe Pronunciation of Hewe [hewe] as a boys' name means "soul, mind, intellect". Hewe is an alternate spelling of Hugh (Old French, Old German): from Hugues.

ASSOCIATED WITH soul (life), mind (intelligent)


VARIANTS Huw, Hughie, Huey, Hewie, Hew


(male) Hawe, Heve, ..

(female) Hene, Heno, ..

Hewe Marley (H.M.), ..

How popular is Hewe?

Hewe is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Hewe is also an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Huey, Hugh (#849 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Hughie and Hugo (#432) are the prominent variation forms of Hewe (NOT IN TOP 2000). Other variants, like Hew, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Hewe reached its most widespread 125 years ago (AVERAGE #584) and is now much reduced (#1320, 79.4%), with versions like Huey becoming less fashionable. Hugo is the most contemporarily stylish baby name in this compilation. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Huey, Hugh, Hughie, Hugo in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hugh, Hugo outside U.S.

Similar Names

Hewe is pronounced similarly to Hai, Hi, How, Howe, Howie and Hy. Other recommended names are Crewe, Dawe, Dowe, Hale, Hawes, Hawk, Hawke, Haws, Heber, Hec, Hecie, Heck, Heder, Heike, Hein, Heine, Helge, Heli, Helje (see Helgi), Hem, Henk, Herb, Hern, Herne, Herv (see Harvey), Herve, Hesed, Hevel, Hewet, Hewett, Hewney, Howel, Hube, Hume, Hywel, Loewe, Lowe and Rowe. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hewe.

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